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Cornea transplant gives high school girl her vision back

After helping a young patient see clearly for the first time in years, Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg ophthalmologist Dr Nicholas Davey discusses the benefits of increased organ donations.

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Rare surgery gives girl her smile back

Chanel de Wet is 21 years old and unable to show emotion. Now, doctors hope a rare, complex and ultimately successful surgical procedure will bring her smile back.

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Deep brain stimulation: A medical first at Mediclinic Constantiaberg

A 16-year-old patient with Tourette Syndrome is the first psychiatry patient in Africa to be treated with the asleep image-guided, image-verified Deep Brain Stimulation technique.

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Mediclinic Midstream gives the gift of hope this Christmas

In the spirit of giving over the festive season, Mediclinic Midstream spread the joy by partnering with the public health sector to change the lives of those in the community.

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Mediclinic Paarl Partners with Public Sector in Helping Six Young Patients

On Saturday, 10 November 2018, six young patients benefited from life-changing pro bono ENT surgery at Mediclinic Paarl.

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Mediclinic paediatrician explains the rare Interleukin 12 receptor defect

Dr Deon Smith is a paediatrician at Mediclinic Cape Town. One of his patients, Aaron Lipschitz, is a three-year-old boy with an interleukin 12 receptor defect – a rare genetic mutation that prevents him from eating proper food.

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Pacemaker of the future comes to Mediclinic Panorama

A new, advanced pacemaker procedure is now available at Mediclinic Panorama and it’s set to overtake traditional pacing techniques.

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A multi-pronged approach reduces healthcare-associated infections in Mediclinic hospitals

Healthcare-associated infections at Mediclinic hospitals are showing a downward trend, thanks to well-established infection prevention and control protocols, with well-trained and dedicated managers in all facilities.

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Mediclinic is prepared for Day Zero

All our facilities in the Western Cape have failsafe water contingency measures in place for Day Zero.

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Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg Surgeons Perform Unique Excision of a Nasal Tumour

For two years, Peter Edmonds, a 62-year-old owner of a farm maintenance business outside of Pietermaritzburg, suffered from a blocked nose. He endured constant headaches and often felt listless after not getting enough sleep at night.

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